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12 terms

Asia - Iraq

This set of words focuses on vowel alternations, or the process of the pronunciation of vowels changes in the base or root word, but the spelling stays the same. For example, listen to the i in crime and criminal. Specifically for this list, there are three categories - long to short, long to schwa, and schwa to short
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prescribe
prescription, long to short
compose
composition, long to schwa
metal
metallic, schwa to short
sage
sagacity, long to short
brutal
brutality, schwa to short
profane
profanity, long to short
local
locality, schwa to short
proclaim
proclamation, long to schwa
criticize
criticism, long to short
spiritual
spirituality, schwa to short
vital
vitality, schwa to short
telescope
telescopic, long to short